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Page 294 - Japan with some of the roots of this flower on board, was cast away upon the island of Guernsey; the roots were thrown upon a sandy shore, and so by the force of the winds and waves were soon buried in the sand. There they remained for some years, and afterwards, to the great surprise and admiration of the inhabitants, the flowers appeared in all their pomp and beauty.
Page 288 - France, where it grows in hilly fituations that are ftony : it is a perennial herbaceous plant, moderately hardy, and has long been cultivated in our gardens, Mr.